Dexter – Education

Education> Private Schools

Ann Arbor Orthodox Classical Academy (A2OCA)

9900 Jackson Rd., Dexter

(734) 215–5739

Grades K–2 offered for the 2023–2024 school year. Full-time in-person classes and homeschooling programs (microschooling, online, and blended learning). Christ-centered curriculum in the classical tradition. Small class sizes with a focus on mastery of information and concepts. Tuition discounts for multiple children; tuition assistance available for qualifying families. info@a2oca.org, a2oca.org

Community Education> Education

Dexter Community Education

2704 Baker (Bates School), Dexter

(734) 4244180

Enrichment and recreation opportunities for children and adults. For class information, see website. communityed@dexterschools.org, dexterschools.ce.eleyo.com

Education> Public Schools

Dexter Community Schools

2704 Baker, Dexter

(734) 4244100

Enrollment (2022–2023): 3,600. Superintendent Christopher Timmis. timmisc@dexterschools.org, dexterschools.org

The school board meets at 7 p.m., one or two Mondays each month during the school year and once a month during the summer at Bates School (2704 Baker). Elections are held 1st Tues. in Nov. Mara Greatorex (president), Elise Bruderly (vice president), Richard Lundy (treasurer), Jennifer Kangas (secretary). Daniel Alabré, Brian Arnold, Melanie Szawara (trustees). dexterschools.org/district/board-of-education

The Educational Foundation of Dexter, PO Box 385, Dexter 48130. A nonprofit led by community members to provide financial support to promote excellence in education in Dexter Community Schools by funding teacher-authored grants, building-level grants, and district initiatives. info@efdexter.org, efdexter.org

Dexter Early Elementary Complex (Anchor/ Beacon), 7480 Dan Hoey, Bldgs. A & B. (734) 424–4120. Y5–grade 2. Brooke Stidham, principal.

Wylie Elementary School, 3060 Kensington. (734) 424–4140. Grades 3 & 4. Katie See, principal.

Creekside Intermediate School, 2615 Baker. (734) 424–4160. Grades 5 & 6. Tammy Reich, principal.

Mill Creek Middle School, 7305 Dexter–Ann Arbor Rd. (734) 424–4150. Grades 7 & 8. Ken Koenig, principal.

Dexter High School, 2200 N. Parker. (734) 424–4240. Grades 9–12. Melanie Nowak, principal. Comprehensive high school. The International Baccalaureate Diploma and Dexter Early Middle College programs are available to juniors and seniors.

Career and Technical Education, 1300 Campus Pkwy., Saline. Kara Stemmer, (734) 401–4476. The South and West Washtenaw Consortium provides career and technical instruction and arranges cooperative education, internships, and work experience for high school students. saline-schools.org/schools/high-school-9-12/swwc

Special Education. Director Ann Nakon, (734) 424–4100, ext. 6052. Early intervention and prevention services, classrooms for children ages 3–5 who meet eligibility criteria, county and local teacher consultants, resource rooms, speech and language services, occupational and physical therapists, school psychologists and social workers, and administrative support. Countywide programs for elementary and secondary students with emotional or behavioral challenges, autism, hearing impairments, or severe cognitive or multiple impairments. dexterschools.org/special-education